Entry requirement is an undergraduate 3 year degree in a relevant experimental science discipline with an average of at least H2B (70%-74%), or equivalent.
The course year starts in February and ends in November and is only available full time.
Intended learning outcomes
On completion of this Honours program, students should be able to:
- Locate, utilise and synthesise information available in scientific and medical literature and ensure an understanding of experimental data in order to construct a rational scientific argument
- Articulate the principles in designing a scientific project in biological research
- Design and conduct research, including selection and implementation of experimental models and methods, data collection methods, and statistical analysis methods
- Problem solve through undertaking relevant methodological approaches to research (technical and statistical based)
- Perform research techniques and apply these techniques to a specific project
- Communicate the findings of a research project in both written and oral form, including organising knowledge and identifying the potential scope of the research project
- Apply principles of intellectual integrity and the ethics of scholarship, including identifying and following the principles of ethical conduct of research with animals and humans
- Show proficiency in time management for completion of scientific tasks against set deadlines
- Work effectively independently, and collaboratively under supervision within a research team from diverse backgrounds.
Last updated: 14 February 2024